Health Education

Survey Says: We’re Not Talking About STIs

Let’s talk about sex. Ok, now that we have your attention, we are talking about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Wait, do not go! We understand. No one wants to think about STIs, but rates have increased increased in recent years. That means that if you have sex you are at

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La conexión entre adultos jóvenes y el cáncer de colon

English Jill MacDonald, ambassador for the Fight against Colorectal Cancer [Lucha contra el cáncer colorrectal], was 37 years old when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer) in 2015. “I’ve been dealing with this for over nine years,” MacDonald said. “I have undergone an

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Facts About Free Bleeding – HealthyWomen

Whoever said you can’t wear white after Labor Day didn’t have a period. For some of us, you can’t wear white, ever. At least not comfortably without feeling like Carrie at the prom. That time of the month usually calls for a look only Morticia Addams would love: solid black

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What Are Biosimilars? – HealthyWomen

Slide 1 Biosimilars 101 Biosimilars work as well as drugs that follow the model and are often more affordable. This quick guide will help you understand if biosimilars could be an option for you. Slide 2 What are biosimilars? Biosimilars are copies of a type of medicine called biologics. Biological

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Female Orgasm – HealthyWomen

Emily Jamea, Ph.D.., is a sex therapist, author and podcast host. You can find her here every month to share her latest thoughts on sex. The female orgasm has long been a topic of intrigue and, unfortunately, confusion. Despite being a pleasurable experience, many women or people with female genitalia

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The Connection Between Young Adults and Colon Cancer

Jill MacDonald, now an ambassador for Fight Colorectal Cancer, was 37 years old when she was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer) in 2015. “I’ve been dealing with this for over nine years,” MacDonald said. . “I’ve been through an unimaginable amount of chemotherapy treatments,

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Why Are Obesity Treatments Hard to Get?

When Oprah Winfrey Announced At the end of 2023, when I was taking weight loss medications, many questions arose: What medication are you taking? How long will it take? What role should medications play in reducing obesity? How to pay for the medication was probably not a concern for the

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What Is Sex Ed for All Month?

By Candace Pinto (she/her), 16 years old, editor May 14, 2024 In addition to the “flowers of May,” May also brings #SexEdForAllMonth! Since 2019, Sexual Education for All Month has raised awareness about the importance of quality comprehensive sexuality education. A group called the Sex Education Collaborative (SEC), “composed of

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How MS Affects the Body

Slide 1 How MS affects the body MS affects each person differently and can affect many parts of the body. Slide 2 Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain and spinal cord. MS occurs when the immune system

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5 Items for Fun in the Sun

May 6, 2024 is Melanoma Monday and May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. With summer just around the corner, many of us are ready to soak up the sun. But it’s important to remember to protect your skin every time you go outside. Most cases of melanoma (the deadliest form

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